UK tornado warning as country braces for hail and thunderstorms

UK tornado warning as country braces for hail and thunderstorms.Revellers attending V Festival are set to soak up the sun today as temperatures soar to 88F (31C) – but they had better enjoy it while it lasts as torrential rain and tornadoes are on the way.

A one-day heatwave will see the southern and eastern England basked in glorious sunshine with highs of 30C in London, while Norwich could enjoy temperatures of 28C and 26C in Birmingham.

But the hot and humid air pushing up from the Continent is due to clash with cooler air causing fierce thunderstorms, heavy rain and even a tornado, forecasters said.

This could spell a soggy end to the festival held at Hylands Park in Essex and Weston Park in Staffordshire, where the likes of Calvin Harris, Kasabian and Sam Smith will take to the stage.  

This year will see ‘V’ celebrate its 20th anniversary, with the first event taking place in 1996 in the current Hylands Park venue and in Warrington Park in Cheshir

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3205720/Tornado-warning-Britain-country-braces-hail-severe-thunderstorms-heavy-rain-amid-30C-temperatures-tomorrow.html#ixzz3jXSdcow1
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